Arizona woman Melody Felicano Johnson accused of trying to kill her husband, a US Air Force worker, by poisoning his coffee with bleach – after installing a secret camera for the ‘catch
- Roby Johnson has accused his wife Melody Felicano Johnson of repeatedly pouring a toxic substance into his morning coffee
- She was indicted by a grand jury for attempted first-degree murder, attempted aggravated assault, and food or drink poisoning.
An Arizona woman has been accused of trying to kill her husband, a US Air Force worker, by poisoning his coffee with bleach – after installing secret cameras in their home to capture him. ‘catch.
Melody Felicano Johnson allegedly poured a poisonous substance into her husband Roby Johnson’s morning coffee at their home on several occasions. The father thinks she was doing it to try to collect his death benefits.
She was indicted by a grand jury for attempted first-degree murder, attempted aggravated assault, and food or drink poisoning.
Johnson was stationed in Germany for work in March 2023 when he thought his coffee had started to taste “really bad”.
His wife made his coffee the night before, so in the morning he just had to turn it on to get his caffeine fix.
Melody Felicano Johnson was indicted by a grand jury for attempted first degree murder, attempted aggravated assault and food or drink poisoning
Because of his suspicions, he bought some pool test strips, dipped them in his coffee maker, which showed “high chlorine levels”.
He also installed cameras, which showed his wife Melody pouring something into the coffee maker.
According to the report, he continued to pretend to drink coffee but did not file a police report until he returned to Davis Monthan Air Force Base in the United States in July.
He installed more cameras in their permanent residence in the United States – one above the coffee machine, in the laundry room where the bleach is kept, and another showing the path from the laundry room to the coffee maker.
After collecting all the footage, Johnson returned to the police and showed them his evidence.
Police then arrested Melody at the home and a search warrant reported that the coffee maker smelled of bleach.
The documents also revealed that the husband thought she was trying to kill him “to collect death benefits”.
The couple still lived with their child, but were in the process of divorcing.
At an arraignment on Friday, Melody Johnson pleaded not guilty.
She is being held in the Pima County Jail on $250,000 bond.
The mum is due in court on September 6.
According to the prosecution, Johnson had just purchased a house in the Philippines, and was therefore wanted for a flight risk.